The ceremony of writing the final letters in the Sefer Torah took place on the street, witnessed by many local Jews.
Chabad’s “record of centuries of serving the needs of Jews and all people in need speaks for itself,” said spokesman Rabbi Motti Seligson.
"They were due to celebrate their 54th wedding anniversary next week and our only comfort is knowing that they were together to the very end."
“It’s a long road ahead but at times like these we find strength from one another. We’re all one family: not only the Jewish community, but the community at large on Maui.”
Two Pakistani suspects were arrested.
The clubs are a collaboration between the Federation of Jewish Communities of the CIS, the Ohr Avner Foundation, and the Ministry of Diaspora Affairs.
Israel’s Minister for Diaspora Affairs and Combating Antisemitism, MK Amichai Chikli, launched the program at a special appearance in Warsaw on July 17.
Goyim Defense League head Jon Minadeo Jr. was arrested Friday evening in connection with an antisemitic incident in Macon earlier in the day.
"The Lubavitcher Rebbe tirelessly worked to strengthen Jewish identity throughout the world," Illouz said. "He was a man of both thought and action, an educator and a spiritual leader of global stature."
“The Rebbe gave an order, marching orders. And so you have to go on marching.”
"Hundreds of thousands are going to lose everything they had in life."
May marks just 80 years (May 1943) after the Nazi General Jurgen Stroop reported to Adolf Hitler that “The Warsaw Ghetto is no more” in a final report on the liquidation of the Ghetto.
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The graffiti said, “Kill the Jews”, “Death to Jews” and “The Jews Will Kill Us.” Shortly before, the Chabad public menorah was thrown into the Uzhhorod River.
“There’s something bittersweet about a Seder for someone on the road to recovery. After all, Passover celebrates liberation from captivity, something an individual in recovery longs to experience."
The Released Time program allow for public school students with parental permission to take time during regular school hours to receive religious instruction.
His faith and study taught him that education is the antidote to hate and the cornerstone of humanity, the White House said.
“We are in the year of Hakhel, the Jewish year specifically calling for us to gather together, and there is no more important time for this to happen than today, with all that is going on in Israel.”
Three other religious Jews, Joel Grunwald, Ra’anan Zidile and Marc Greenberg were elected to the Pomona Board in the same election.
“We demand that the NYPD add more protection in the neighborhood. Our children, our families, must be able to walk safely on our streets.”
Speakers at the event emphasized that “love and tolerance” must triumph over hate – but few strategies to implement that concept were raised at the gathering.
Rabbi Yossi Labkowski: "We don't live in fear. We are here and we will continue our work and if we have to protect ourselves, we will protect ourselves.”
The meeting, held at Chabad SW Broward in Cooper City, came as a response to neo-nazi and white supremacist groups attempting to organize a “National Day of Hate” on February 25, 2023.
The annual event, hosted in New York City, fosters a sense of Jewish community for students from North America and around the world.
"Whatever is left in the city will have to be rebuilt and it will take time. It’s a very sad situation – so many casualties, so much destruction."
“It is not known which specific place, God forbid, they are planning to attack, so we have asked all emissaries to increase their vigilance.”
Chabad-Lubavitch emissary Rabbi Yehuda Pevzner, who runs the mitzvah tank, noted that the phenomenon of antisemitism has been “raising its profile lately, even in the modern world.”
Shattered Hanukkah menorah stationed at East 93rd Street and 2nd Avenue marks the second holiday attack that occurred at the same center.
A large crowd of people participated in the joyous celebration, even though it was snowing and freezing cold.
How did a 19th century menorah from Prague end up being the star of a Hanukah party hosted by Turkey?
The scam has already affected members of the Crown Heights Jewish community.